Meet the City Clerk: Donna Barger
In 1993 Donna Barger moved with her husband, Paul, and their family to Brookfield with Paul taking a position with the Brookfield R-III School District. The Barger family has been able to call Brookfield home since that time. In 1994 Donna chose to return to college at Truman State University to complete her undergraduate degree. After graduation in May 1996 with a degree in Business Administration she took a position with Pepsi-Cola Bottling when the business was located in Brookfield. From Pepsi-Cola and after employment with Stanbury Uniforms and Chariton Valley Telephone Inc. she spent the next ten years with Walsworth Publishing Company with the Human Resources Department.
Donna is a member of the Immaculate Conception Church and the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, North Central MO YMCA, Linn County Relay for Life, past president of Brookfield Business and Professional Women and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.
Donna and Paul have four daughters, Jayme, Abby, Katie and Claire. Jayme is married to Blake DeVoy and Abby is married to Kyle Wilkerson. They are grandparents to five grandchildren.
Duties of a City Clerk:
Per State Statutes for Third Class Cities, the City Clerk shall, among other duties, keep the journal of the proceedings of the council. He (she) shall safely and properly keep all records and papers belonging to the city which may be entrusted to his (her) care, and generally shall perform all the duties required of him (her) by ordinance or orders of the council. He (she) is hereby empowered to administer official oaths, and also oaths to persons certifying to demands or claims against the city.